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Dogs used to hunt illegal wildlife

  Florida wildlife officials use dogs to keep lobster hunters in check and their catches within the law. WPTV's Dan Corcoran reports.

Bear finds snack in Ludlow yard

It appears as if wildlife in Western Massachusetts continues to feel more at home in our backyards. Full story

Georgia man drowns while canoeing in Chattooga

WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina wildlife officials say a 64-year-old Madison, Ga., man drowned in the Chattooga River even though he was wearing a life jacket. Full story

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Wildlife expert Corbin Maxey introduces the TODAY anchors to animals that have adapted amazing strategies to survive in hot environments, including a laughing kookaburra, an adorable fennec fox, a redfoot tortoise, and a wallaby.

  Gator stops traffic on N.C. highway

Wildlife officials were on hand to remove a 300-pound alligator spotted along a North Carolina highway. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Falcon chicks tagged atop NYC bridge

Four Peregrine falcons were banded by a wildlife biologist who visited their nest atop New York's George Washington Bridge. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  New Discovery series brings scenes of North American wildlife to

Producer Huw Codrey joins The Cycle to discuss his new Discovery series “North America” that captures the beauty of the North American continent, and the wildlife’s struggle to survive on some of the toughest terrain imaginable.

  Wildlife you might find in your own backyard

David Mizejewski of the National Wildlife Federation shares some backyard wildlife that might surprise you by showing up in your yard, including a woodchuck, a kingsnake, and an alligator.

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epa03753887 A backhoe loader destroys elephant tusks that have been seized from illegal shipments since 2009 and are kept in storage at the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau-Department of Environment and Natural Resources (PAWB-DENR) in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 21 June 2013. Th

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People watch as back hoe crushes confiscated smuggled elephant tusks at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City, Metro Manila on June 21, 2013. The Philippine government destroyed on Friday at least five tonnes of smuggled elephant tusks, making the Philippines the first country in Asia to cond

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Government workers carry smuggled elephant tusks, that had been confiscated, at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City

Government workers carry smuggled elephant tusks, that had been confiscated, at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City, Metro Manila on June 21, 2013. The Philippine government destroyed on Friday at least five tonnes of smuggled elephant tusks, making the Philippines the first country in Asia

A back hoe destroys confiscated smuggled elephant tusks at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City
A back hoe destroys confiscated smuggled elephant tusks at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City

A back hoe destroys confiscated smuggled elephant tusks at the Parks and Wildlife center in Quezon City, Metro Manila on June 21, 2013. The Philippine government destroyed on Friday at least five tonnes of smuggled elephant tusks, making the Philippines the first country in Asia to conduct physical